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The Planning Association of Washington

Our Mission

Our vision is of strong and livable communities guided by informed citizens. Our mission is to help shape a vibrant Washington through effective and informed community planning. We do this by providing an inclusive forum for sharing problems and solutions, developing planning knowledge and putting this knowledge into the hands of the public and their elected officials. Our goals are to provide education, develop a sustainable infrastructure that will build organizational capacity and grow awareness of the purpose and value of PAW.


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The most current materials including the PowerPoint presentations for the Boot Camps can be found under the Event tab above.

Employment Opportunities

Planner, Senior II – SWM Snohomish County

Planner, Senior II – SWM Salary $72,333.00 – $87,959.16 Annually Location Everett, WA Closing 12/20/2017 11:59 PM Pacific   Description   The Snohomish County Department of Public Works is currently seeking a ...

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There is a fee for job postings. $50 for members and $100 for non-members. Please email Info@PlanningPAW.org to submit your job listing.

Upcoming Events

December 15th BootCamp

Last Chance 2017 PAW Boot Camp – Get Up to Speed on Critical Land Use Court Opinions and Catch Up on Your Legal and Ethics Credits! Vested rights, sign code requirements, water planning, planning ethics, latest court opinions – all covered. Agenda to follow.



PAW Convention October 26th-27th 2017
DoubleTree Hotel in Downtown Spokane
This Spokane event is going to be almost 2 days and will feature Gilbert v. Reed and affordable housing as the primary topics.


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Register here

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